Food and beverage service is the service of food made in the kitchen and drinks prepared in the bar to the customers at the food & beverage premises, which can be restaurants, bars, hotels, airlines, cruise ships, trains, companies, schools, colleges, hospitals, prisons, takeaway, etc. They are sometimes called Coffee Shops or Cafes in Hotels. They are usually big in size with many Covers, compared to other Restaurants in the same Hotel. The main reason why they are called All Day Dining Restaurants is because of their hours of operation, as they are open for Breakfast in the Morning to Lunch in the afternoon to Dinner in the Evening.
Usually the operation of this restaurant revolves around the Head Chef or Chef De Cuisine of this Outlet. In some Hotels they do also sometimes have Mufti Cuisine Specialty Restaurant, which literally means that Restaurant serves cuisine from more than one country or the dishes on the Menu at that Restaurant has Food Specialties from many different countries. Lounges can be found in different hotels. Their main purpose is to offer Food & Drinks in relaxed surroundings with comfortable and cozy seating in relaxed surroundings. There are many kinds of Lounges ranging from a Lounge in a Lobby, Cocktail Lounge and Cigar Lounge to Executive and Club Lounge in special Floors. Bar is a place where drinks are served. They are outlets where Music and Entertainment takes priority with the Food & Drink. The operation is very fast and the guest numbers are large.
Security is an important aspect in these operations. Music and entertainment can range from DJ to live bands playing. Room Service is the service of Food & Drink in Guest Rooms in a Hotel or a Resort. Depending on the size and type of Hotel or Resort its functions vary. Meeting and Conference rooms together with Ball Rooms come under the Banquets & Conference section. They are a great source of Revenue in Food & Beverage. Hotels nowadays use this concept of having a Deli on their premises, where guests can buy fresh produce ranging from Freshly Baked Bread, Cold Meat, Fresh Salads, Cakes, Home Made Ice creams and light and healthy drinks. There are many other Food & Beverage outlets ranging from Fast Food Outlets to Food Courts to Snack Bars which are usually stand alone or in a shopping center.